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Hay Alfalfa – 20% CP 40% NDF

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Alfalfa hay is a nutrient-dense legume forage that has a high protein content. It is a good forage choice for horses with higher protein requirements including breeding mares and growing horses.
Mad Barn's Feed Bank provides nutritional profiles on +3,000 forages, feeds and supplements used in the equine diet. With our free diet formulation tool, this data can be used by horse owners and nutritionists to design balanced feeding programs for horses in their care.

Ingredients: Alfalfa Hay


Cost:
$0.26/kg
Dry Matter:
90%
Digestible Energy:
2.618 Mcal/kg
NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS:
(Per grams feeding rate)
Nutrients Concentration Units Per 5000 g
Digestible Energy 2.62 Mcal / kg (DM) 11.78 Mcal
Crude Protein 20 % DM 900 g
Lysine 0.96 % DM 43.29 g
Calcium 1.53 % DM 68.85 g
Phosphorus 0.31 % DM 13.95 g
Magnesium 0.31 % DM 13.95 g
Potassium 2.57 % DM 115.65 g
Sulfur 0.3 % DM 13.5 g
Sodium 0.14 % DM 6.3 g
Chlorine 0.61 % DM 27.45 g
Iron 300 ppm 1350 mg
Zinc 24 ppm 108 mg
Copper 11 ppm 49.5 mg
Manganese 36 ppm 162 mg
Selenium 0.2 ppm 0.9 mg
Cobalt 0.65 ppm 2.93 mg
Iodine 0.16 ppm 0.72 mg
Vitamin A 0 KIU / kg (DM) 0 KIU
Vitamin D 0 KIU / kg (DM) 0 KIU
Vitamin E 0 IU / kg (DM) 0 IU
Thiamine 0 ppm 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 ppm 0 mg
Nutrients Concentration Units Per 5000 g
Protein
Crude Protein (CP) 20 % DM 900 g
Soluble Protein (SP) 42.62 % CP 383.58 g
Non-Protein Nitrogen (NPN) 50 % SP 191.79 g
Acid Detergent Insoluble Protein (ADIP) 7.06 % CP 63.54 g
Neutral Detergent Insoluble Protein (NDIP) 16.9 % CP 152.1 g
Lysine 4.81 % CP 43.29 g
Methionine 1.33 % CP 11.97 g
Arginine 4.2 % CP 37.8 g
Threonine 4.03 % CP 36.27 g
Leucine 6.69 % CP 60.21 g
Isoleucine 3.92 % CP 35.28 g
Valine 4.97 % CP 44.73 g
Histidine 1.93 % CP 17.37 g
Phenylalanine 4.59 % CP 41.31 g
Tryptophan 1.38 % CP 12.42 g
Nutrients Concentration Units Per 5000 g
Carbohydrates
Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF) 32 % DM 1440 g
Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF) 40 % DM 1800 g
Lignin 6.71 % DM 301.95 g
Non-Fiber Carbohydrate (NFC) 29.16 % DM 1312.2 g
Non-Structural Carbohydrate (NSC) 10.57 % DM 475.65 g
Sugar 8.96 % DM 403.2 g
Starch 1.61 % DM 72.45 g
Soluble Fiber 18.59 % DM 836.55 g
Nutrients Concentration Units Per 5000 g
Minerals & Vitamins
Ash 9.15 % DM 411.75 g
Calcium 1.53 % DM 68.85 g
Phosphorus 0.31 % DM 13.95 g
Magnesium 0.31 % DM 13.95 g
Potassium 2.57 % DM 115.65 g
Sulfur 0.3 % DM 13.5 g
Sodium 0.14 % DM 6.3 g
Chlorine 0.61 % DM 27.45 g
Iron 300 ppm 1350 mg
Zinc 24 ppm 108 mg
Copper 11 ppm 49.5 mg
Manganese 36 ppm 162 mg
Selenium 0.2 ppm 0.9 mg
Cobalt 0.65 ppm 2.93 mg
Iodine 0.16 ppm 0.72 mg
Vitamin A 0 KIU / kg (DM) 0 KIU
Vitamin D 0 KIU / kg (DM) 0 KIU
Vitamin E 0 IU / kg (DM) 0 IU
Thiamine 0 ppm 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 ppm 0 mg
Chromium 0 ppm 0 mg
Biotin 0 ppm 0 mg
Folate 0 ppm 0 mg
Niacin 0 ppm 0 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0 ppm 0 mg
Pyridoxine 0 ppm 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 ppm 0 μg
Choline 0 ppm 0 mg
Menadione (Vitamin K3) 0 ppm 0 mg
Ascorbate (Vitamin C) 0 ppm 0 mg
Nutrients Concentration Units Per 5000 g
Fat/Fatty Acids
EE (Ether Extract) 2.84 % DM 127.8 g
TFAee (Total Fatty Acids) 55 % EE 70.29 g
Glycerol 0.18 % DM 8.17 g
Pigment 1.17 % DM 52.58 g
Lauric acid/C12:0 1.36 % TFAee 0.95 g
Myristic acid/C14:0 0.85 % TFAee 0.6 g
Palmitic acid/C16:0 25.01 % TFAee 17.58 g
Palmitoleic acid/C16:1 2.23 % TFAee 1.57 g
Stearic acid/C18:0 4.01 % TFAee 2.82 g
Elaidic acid/C18:1T 0.35 % TFAee 0.25 g
Oleic acid/C18:1C 2.43 % TFAee 1.71 g
Linoleic acid/C18:2 18.49 % TFAee 13 g
Alpha-Linolenic acid/C18:3 36.79 % TFAee 25.86 g
Docosahexaenoic acid/C22:6 0 % TFAee 0 g
Other 8.47 % TFAee 5.96 g
Nutrients Concentration Units Per 5000 g
Additive
Bacterial/Yeast 0 cfu x 10^9 / g (DM) 0 cfu x 10^9
Total Enzyme Activity 0 U / kg (DM) 0 U


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